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Address: Jalan Silayukti | Padang Bai, Padangbai, Bali 80872, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 363 41516
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Description: Geko Dive first opened in June 1997. It is the longest operating dive...
Geko Dive first opened in June 1997. It is the longest operating dive centre in Padang Bai. Geko Dive has been a PADI Resort since 1998, and is now a PADI 5 Star Resort and TecRec facility. We are fortunate to have one of Bali's best dive staff. Together, the Geko Dive Team can guide and teach in Balinese, English, French, German, Spanish, Indonesian and Japanese. All of our dive guides are excellent divers, with years of working experience on Bali's dive sites. At the same time, SCUBA remains a passion first and foremost. Diving with Geko Dive has always been fun and serene. To make sure that it stays this way, we are not planning to get any bigger than we already are. Dive factories and diving in large herds are not things that the Geko Dive Team enjoys. Diving should be a personal experience! We therefore keep dive groups small (4 max and often less), with similarly experienced divers together. We believe all our guests deserve the ultimate diving adventure with utmost enjoyment and safety.
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We were diving for 5 days with Geko - had 3 different (local) divemasters to take care of us, all very good and friendly. Free Nitrox (28) was a huge plus to keep us going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Vlad75
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Prague
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We were diving for 5 days with Geko - had 3 different (local) divemasters to take care of us, all very good and friendly. Free Nitrox (28) was a huge plus to keep us going :) Diving in the area is awesome - both for larget stuff (mantas, white-tips, etc.) and macro (we loved the "jetty" divesite). Lunch was also... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Vlad, Thank you very much for your 5 star review. It's great to hear that you had a great time diving with us. When we are not busy, we are happy to increase the number of guides in the water. This means there are more "eyes" available to spot the creatures, both small and large, everyone wants to see.... More 

Bellingham, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We did 2 days of diving here on our way to an 11 day live aboard dive trip to Raja Ampat. We thought the diving would be good but truthfully we were more excited about the Raja portion of our trip. Our attitude changed after the first dive with Geko. The diving was fantastic! The guys took us to some... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thanks a lot for your great review of Geko Dive. The Geko Dive Team is glad your experience diving in Bali exceeded all your expectations. Divers do get surprised by the high quality of scuba diving on offer so close to Padang Bai. There is a bit for every diver with great corals, nice walls, wrecks, muck, etc.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I spontaneously booked a couple of days of Sidemount diving with Geko and the guys couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. No question was too much whether it was about equipment configurations or dive sites. As I'd only recently qualified to dive Sidemount, Cedric who is one of the owners spent one of the dives checking my skills which... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear YvonneInBali, Thank you very much for your 5 star review. I thoroughly enjoyed diving with you and remedying some of the teaching that had not been done in your sidemount course completed elsewhere. Equipment configuration is one of the most important skills that can be taught in this skill. Getting it right takes time and requires many refinements and... More 

Asia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

not many smiling faces, maybe I walked over at the wrong time. I think that they are still quite okay.

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Canicus, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The Geko Dive Team appreciates constructive criticism as we always thrive to offer our divers a great experience. In order to make your experience count and to improve your next experience diving with us, I would very much appreciate if you could send us an email and tell... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

very welcoming and friendly environment at Geko dive. All staff couldn't be more helpful, brilliant facilities which were always clean and tasty food made fresh on order. I completed two days scuba diving and all staff were helpful and took me to beautiful dive sites. Would recommend for group and solo travellers. Will definitely be going back to this beautiful... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Rikkiswallow, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're glad your experience diving with us was 5 star! It's great to hear you had a great time sharing special moments with our staff and guests. The staff always thrives to help guests with any questions they may have about both in-water and on-land activities. Also,... More 

Calgary
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Did three dives with Geko on a day trip from Ubud. The dive master, Darta, was excellent, he helped us on a tricky ascent in a strong current and made it much easier for me. Made me feel very comfortable underwater and looked after me above water too. Friendly guys and good rental gear, as well as a good dive... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear CalgaryTaxGuy, Thank you for taking the time to post a review along with some great shots taken on your dive with us. Reviews are an invaluable tool that enable us to make sure travellers experiences are as good as they should be. Your pictures will also help your divers imagine what they can expect to see on their dives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I visited Geko Dive during our honeymoon in Bali. It was BRILLIANT. I have never dived before and it's never been on my 'to do' list so i was a little nervous to say the least, but couldn't pass up the experience in such a beautiful place! On top of this I had to go it alone... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Hi Destination86, I really enjoyed your review and seeing how much of a great experience the time you spent with us was. Congratulations again to both of you on your wedding. The Geko Dive Team wishes you all the best for your life together. Best regards and... Safe diving! More 

Heeze
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Often on my visits to Padang Bai I use the facilities,knowlege and expertise of Geko dive. It's a solid company with well trained staff. They speak french, german, english and indonesian.They have there own vessels ,equipment and compressor and they offer all PADI diving courses. Unfortunatly i picked up an airway infection on my last trip (in the airplane)so couldn't... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Antony B, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review our dive operation. It's great to know that you keep on wanting to come back to us time and time again. Do not worry, the feeling is mutual! It was a bit disappointing to hear that you could not dive as much as you wanted on your last... More 

Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We recently spent 4 nights in padangbai. My fiancé Stefan did his open water cert and I fun dived for two days. After a small mix up with our booking, which was quickly sorted, Stefan had an instructor all to himself for the open water and was very happy with the tuition. The fun dives were enjoyable with knowledgable and... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Jemma, Thanks a lot for reviewing Geko Dive. Our dive team is glad both Stefan and yourself had a great time diving with us. Do send our congratulations again to Stefan for becoming a scuba diver during his stay in Padang Bai. We'd also like to reiterate our apologies for the hick-up with booking as we had the dates... More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I have spent 5 days with Geko, Amazing. Everything is done the right way: good equipment, awesome staff (even the French man!!!), clean and fast boats, good dive site knowledge and diving in small groups. Their location is cool as well, comfortable place to hang out, good music (well done music man) and great lunch after diving. Great value for... More 

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GekoDiveBali, Manager at Geko Dive, responded to this review

Dear Ed, Thanks a lot for taking the time to review your dive holiday with the Geko Dive Team. We're glad you had a great time diving with us and enjoyed the way we operate. This means a lot to us, since, as a dive professional yourself, you know very well what to look for in a dive operation. Staff... More 

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